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Set against the foothills of the Alps and the Superga Hills, the city of Turin is an excellent blend of history, culture, business and industry. You can soak in the life of this city is by taking a tour of its interesting museums, vibrant markets and spectacular art galleries.

Turin captures the stories of the country’s bygone times in its numerous palaces, churches and piazzas. The 16th-century Royal Palace of Turin was built for the House of Savoy in a Baroque style and today houses a vast museum. This UNESCO-listed building displays an elegant line of royal ballrooms, throne rooms and apartments. Another World Heritage Site, the Palazzo Madama is said to be one of the oldest buildings in Turin. This palace houses various paintings, sculptures and jewellry from different time periods.

If you’re a history enthusiast travelling to Turin, then the city’s museums should definitely be a part of your itinerary. Museo Egizio is a storehouse of Egyptian treasures and is second only to Cairo in preserving Egyptian art and culture. Lovers of film can stop at The National Museum of Cinema to get an extensive tour of cinematic history.

Turin, the capital of Piedmont, has an extensive range of luscious wines. Be it Barolo, Nebbiolo or Barbaresco, you can enjoy a glass of quality wine in this city. After a long day exploring, you can pause for chocolate cakes, pistachio croissants and other treats at Stratta cafe.


From $40 per night

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From $115 per night

Most popular time to visit October-December
Cheapest time to visit January-March
Local currency € 1 = $1.07
Language Italian
Average weekend price $137 per night
Average weekday price $126 per night
Average stay 2 nights

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Turin is a beautiful city of tree-lined boulevards, arcades...

June 5, 2023

Turin is a beautiful city of tree-lined boulevards, arcades and squares. It has a very classy feel, a lot of museums and is packed with cafes and so many bookshops I wished I could read Italian! A real pleasure just to walk round.

Ben United Kingdom

What a magical city!

May 27, 2023

What a magical city! Did not realize about the white and black energy in Piazza san Carlo and piazza Castello. Absolutely wonderful place. The hop on and hop off bus is ideal, if u can- for 2 days. Learning about the Savona family power and hold on the city, to newer buildings and sports arenas. Of coarse the visit to the shroud was memorable. On my own so it was just perfect!

Monica United States of America

The first time we went to Turin we ended up extending our...

May 25, 2023

The first time we went to Turin we ended up extending our trip as there is a lot to do there, the motor museum is well worth a visit. When I travel to Italy with my parents they hate flying so we always stop in Turin

Sarah United Kingdom

fantastic architecture, many lovely piazzas, streets wide...

May 24, 2023

fantastic architecture, many lovely piazzas, streets wide and clean. People friendly and helpful. Beautiful surroundings of hills and mountains can be seen from many places in the city. Good buses and trams. Many good restaurants, many cultural and historical places to visit.

Maureen United Kingdom

Turin is a fascinating city.

May 18, 2023

Turin is a fascinating city. It’s not all pretty instagram views, quite often gritty but very alive and friendly. I’m enjoying getting to know Turin better with each visit. People are friendly and the city has all the services a visitor might need. Access to museums requires payment, so choose carefully. There are so many things to do. I recommend the Mole Antonelliana for beginners, and for returnees! Do go out to Rivoli, both for an alternative view of Turin and for the wonderful castle and the excellent restaurants around its feet. Torino ti sorprende!, is excellent advice.

Anthony United Kingdom

Turin is a beautiful city, it has many sights that can be...

May 12, 2023

Turin is a beautiful city, it has many sights that can be visited, but it is enough for two days to enjoy all its beautiful sights and do not forget to visit Valentino Castle where you can enjoy it and see the city of Turin and the Alps from the highest point in the city 😍❤️ And don't forget to taste the chocolate 😋😋


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